Erdogan: Suicide bomber in Turkish wedding attack was 12 to 14-years-old

By REUTERS
August 21, 2016 15:55

 
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ANKARA - The suicide bomber who attacked a wedding party in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday killing 51 people was a child between the ages of 12 and 14, President Tayyip Erdogan said.

In comments shown live by broadcaster NTV, Erdogan also confirmed that 51 people had died in the blast, and 69 were wounded. Seventeen of the injured were "heavily" wounded, Erdogan said.

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